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Here for It: Or, How to Save Your Soul in America; Essays | R. Eric Thomas
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From the creator of Elle's "Eric Reads the News," a poignant and hilarious memoir-in-essays about growing up seeing the world differently, finding his joy, and every awkward, extraordinary stumble along the way. R. Eric Thomas didn't know he was different until the world told him so. Everywhere he went--whether it was his rich, mostly white, suburban high school, his conservative black church, or his Ivy League college in a big city--he found himself on the outside looking in. In essays by turns hysterical and heartfelt, Eric redefines what it means to be an "other" through the lens of his own life experience. He explores the two worlds of his childhood: the barren urban landscape where his parents' house was an anomalous bright spot, and the verdant school they sent him to in white suburbia. He writes about struggling to reconcile his Christian identity with his sexuality, about the exhaustion of code-switching in college, accidentally getting famous on the internet (for the wrong reason), and the surreal experience of covering the 2016 election as well as the seismic change that came thereafter. Ultimately, Eric seeks the answer to the ever more relevant question: Is the future worth it? Why do we bother when everything seems to be getting worse? As the world continues to shift in unpredictable ways, Eric finds the answers to these questions by re-envisioning what "normal" means, and in the powerful alchemy that occurs when you at last place yourself at the center of your own story. For fans of Samantha Irby, Michael Arcenaux, and David Sedaris, Here for It will resonate deeply and joyfully with everyone who has ever felt pushed to the margins, struggled with self-acceptance, or wished to shine more brightly in a dark world. Stay here for it--the future may surprise you.
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Christine
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Loved this! Had heard good things about it from so many corners of the bookish internet but had somehow forgotten that Thomas was the guy behind the Black History Month satirical piece that caused such a stir years ago! (Link to an interview that includes that backstory in comment below.) So that was a fun surprise as I listened. Loved how he wrote about race, identity, sexuality, Christianity, and more. (LOL-inducing on audio!)

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xicanti
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Today in the lead-up to Gay May we have a non-exhaustive selection of nonfiction I‘ve loved and would recommend to anyone among you who wants to join me in reading all (or mostly, or more) queer books next month.

The tagged book is THE FUNNIEST THING EVER HOLY CRAP. The rest are as highlighted in the comments. #gaymay

xicanti For celebrity drama that‘s way more entertaining than I ever thought it‘d be: 5mo
xicanti For particle physics and scientific proof the universe is super duper queer: 5mo
xicanti For navigating gender and sexuality in a familial context: 5mo
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xicanti For gender discovery: 5mo
xicanti For ever-shifting perspectives: 5mo
xicanti For trans Buddhism: 5mo
xicanti For coming of age memoir: 5mo
xicanti For a broad overview of historical gay life in NYC, and also the book that got me into social history: 5mo
peanutnine I read a fair amount of queer fiction, but not much nonfiction. Thank you for this list, I'm excited to check a bunch of these out ☺️ 5mo
xicanti @peanutnine I hope you find some books to love! 5mo
word.morsels Very excited to finish my current book to join you in 2 or 3 of these books! Thanks for sharing this fabulous list 😊 5mo
xicanti @Word.morsels you‘re most welcome! 5mo
Singout Thank you! Downloaded Thunder in my Veins and tagged a couple of others. 5mo
xicanti @Singout I‘m glad to hear it! 5mo
Nutmegnc Thank you so much for all these amazing recs!! #gaymay should definitely be a thing!! 5mo
xicanti @Nutmegnc next year, I‘m gonna do a proper announcement post and tag LitsyEvents and EVERYTHING. 5mo
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TheKidUpstairs
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#Booked2022 - Winter
I submitted my form, but am just now getting around to posting my reads!
1. Here For It! covered many themes, but one that kept repeating was his grappling and coming to terms with the intersections between his religion and his identity as a gay man.
2. Dead Dead Girls
3. Land of Big Numbers
4. The Annual Migration of Clouds
5. I bought two different titles to choose from, and haven't had a chance to read either. 👇

TheKidUpstairs 5. Cont'd... Will hope to fill in this gap this quarter with either One Night in Georgia or Unbury Our Dead With Song. 6. River of Royal Blood @Cinfhen @BarbaraTheBibliophage @4thhouseontheleft 6mo
Cinfhen Great progress 😻Thanks for sharing 💕🎉 6mo
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monalyisha
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#GIVEAWAY Open to US #NYWD22 participants only!

To show my appreciation for your continued support of #NewYearWhoDis, I‘ll be hosting a giveaway for those who took part this year. 🎉

You‘ll win 1 book of your choice from a smaller, curated selection of my favorite reads from 2021. Be sure your posts are tagged #NYWD22 & @monalyisha — I‘ll be re-reading your posts & choosing the one that earns the biggest smile. Totally subjective, I know. 😉

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TheKidUpstairs
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Delightful. Joyful and sad, full of both fun, light frivolity, and deep, thoughtful ruminations on politics, social justice, and religion. Feels like one of those nights sitting with your closest friends talking about absolutely everything until the wee hours and the bottom of the wine bottle/tea pot/coffee pot/bag of chips/all of the above (whatever your indulgence of choice!)

Thank you @monalyisha for putting this one on my reading list #NYWD22

monalyisha I‘m so glad you enjoyed it! It‘s such a good feeling to share your love of something & have it be echoed & reciprocated. 💕 8mo
monalyisha Also, for the record: I choose both coffee & wine. But if I can only have one, it‘s gotta be coffee. ☕️ 8mo
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TheKidUpstairs
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"The feeling of being alone, I've found, is the poison that has no taste. It seeps in slowly and easily; it never seems unusual. Isolation presents as an undesired state but nothing serious, nothing permanent, until the lonely nights become lonely months. Community goes from being a distant goal to a forgotten idea."

#NYWD22 @monalyisha

monalyisha Oof. Especially powerful & painful right now. 8mo
TheKidUpstairs @monalyisha I feel like this quote fully sums up 2021 for me. I'm a total introvert, so the start of the pandemic was very "I got this! Been training my whole life!" But we all have our limits, forced isolation and loneliness is a whole different beast. 8mo
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TheKidUpstairs
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Anyone who drops a Clue reference into a chapter heading is my kinda person. Loving this #NewYearWhoDis pick so far @monalyisha The blend of laugh out loud humour, thought provoking commentary, and heartbreaking moments (I've already cried once) is beautiful and perfect. I want him to be my friend.

allureofbeauty Oh I love that. I adore Clue. 8mo
wanderinglynn That‘s awesome! That‘s one of my favorite scenes. 8mo
monalyisha He‘s so witty, & smart, & relatable — & his pop culture references are on-point! 8mo
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TheKidUpstairs @monalyisha just saw Michelle Obama's birthday insta - with the Stevie Wonder Happy Birthday playing! 8mo
TheKidUpstairs @wanderinglynn the whole movie is so quotable, but Madeline Kahn was such a legend. 8mo
TheKidUpstairs @allureofbeauty it's one of my all time favourites! 8mo
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TheKidUpstairs
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Next up! One for #NewYearWhoDis, and my hold on What Strange Paradise finally came in and there's a long hold list so it's gone straight to the top of my pile!

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Amandajoy
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@monalyisha they match! Though at this point it may be the champagne talking 😂

monalyisha Ha! I totally did that on purpose. 9mo
monalyisha (I did not.) 9mo
tokorowilliamwallace This author came to a speaking/promotional event hosted by the Baltimore County public library system in either 2019 or 2020 close to the beginning of the outbreak of the pandemic, so I got to hear him talk about his book, life, and experiences; and purchased this book from the event. Champagne would probably make for a wonderful complement to this reading (or maybe find your husband some Sagamore rye whiskey to celebrate his provenance). 9mo
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Amandajoy
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Thank you @monalyisha for all the fabulous goodies! My stepdaughter read the letter you sent as I opened up your gifts and then stole the picture of Moxie. I‘m going to trust you on the white chocolate because I feel the same about it. The soap smells delicious, but I haven‘t opened the body butter however I love juniper. And that bookmark is gorgeous! I‘m super excited about both of the books! Thank you! #bestof2021

Kimzey What great collection of gifts! Happy New Year! 🎊 9mo
monalyisha Moxie is choosing to interpret this to mean that she was the most desirable thing in the box. She agrees, & is glad you have the gift of discernment. Happy New Year! I hope you enjoy everything! 😉✨🎉 9mo
Amandajoy @monalyisha yes! I‘m sure Moxie is now on her cork board next to Gus where they are best friends. (In reality it would be like that old cartoon where Bugs Bunny gets smooshed while being hugged & petted because the one guy doesn‘t know his own strength.) 9mo
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monalyisha @Amandajoy Have I mentioned that my parents used to have a bulldog? His name was Sarge (most commonly referred to as “Meatball”). He was SO dumb, & SUCH a love. 💓😍🐶 He lived to be 13 & was the best dog we‘ve ever had. 9mo
Amandajoy @monalyisha I think you did, but I love that! I‘m sorry he‘s not with you anymore. We call Gus Fat Boy or Chunky. Gus is pretty smart but also very lovey. (edited) 9mo
monalyisha @AmandaJoy It‘s okay! He lived a long life (much of it while I was away at college). My parents now have a grand-dog — a 90 lb German Shephard named Maverick — who they babysit often. So, not *exactly* an English Bulldog but he still manages to be their favorite family member. 😅 9mo
monalyisha @AmandaJoy Actually, I think the pup‘s title has been usurped by human grandchildren, one of whom is Maverick‘s brother. His name is Jack. He‘s 8 months old & has a onesie that says “Goose” on it. How freakin‘ cute is that?! 9mo
candority That‘s a great looking swap package! 😍 9mo
Amandajoy @candority it was great! Thank you for setting up this swap, I really enjoyed it! 9mo
candority @Amandajoy I‘m so glad you did 😊 9mo
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Beccacraft
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I really enjoyed and had fun with this collection of essays, which ranged in topics from faith, coming out, discovering oneself, suicide, love, and disappointment. R. Eric Thomas was entertaining, funny, thoughtful, and seemingly genuine about his strengths, flaws, and character.

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fredthemoose
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Mehso-so

⭐️⭐️⭐️ This was a fun, but somewhat uneven, collection of essays and stories. His perspective as a Black, gay, Christian man is unique, and the essays are pleasant and entertaining enough, but many of his insights felt familiar (I‘ve felt the same way or read other pieces with similar sentiments), and I‘m guessing they won‘t stay with me. I think I expected more from a book with the tagline, “How to save your soul in America.” 🤷‍♀️

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ozma.of.oz
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Honestly, I felt my heart rate slow down just taking this quiz. I desperately want to know what you all would get. 💕

https://bookriot.com/this-soothing-quiz-will-tell-you-what-feel-good-book-to-rea... #BookRiotQuiz #WhatToReadNext #QuizRecommendations

KathyWheeler I read the book you got and loved it. I got The Happy Ever After Playlist, which I‘ve never heard of. 13mo
BeaG Who Rescued Who by Victoria Shade was my recommendation after completing the quiz. 13mo
NikkiM5 The Happy Ever After Playlist 😊 13mo
MegaWhoppingCosmicBookwyrm I‘ve never heard of the one I got, but ice cream and murder?!? Sign me up! 😅🤣 13mo
BiblioLitten @BeaG me too😊 13mo
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monalyisha
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A glorious mish-mash that recognizes political realities & pop culture frivolities and gives them nearly equal weight. Because, as Thomas says, “It‘s important to revel in the small things that make us joyful, to indulge when possible and not problematic, to steal laughter and hoard it.”

These essays are full of so many of my favorite things! R. Eric will help you work through sad truths & shamelessly hoard your laughter.

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monalyisha
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If you‘re wondering if I‘m eating Nutella at this exact moment: I am.

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monalyisha
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“Literally every word that everyone says in Church is a very compelling story that frequently involves both scandal and magic.”

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HeatherBookNerd
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Thomas is a black gay christian, and it took him awhile to settle into what that looks like for him. The stories span his awkward coming of age, the mess of young adulthood, and into impending middle age with humor. He has a love for pop culture, Whitney Houston, food, and party overplanning that will win you over. The writing is pee-your-pants hysterical and I just love him so much. Perfect on audio!

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mcctrish
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Audio gaming to finish this book off. I enjoyed listening to this memoir. I didn‘t know who he was, this book was my February or March horoscope read and that‘s why I looked it up. A lot of parts made me laugh out loud and some were okay. Listening to R. Eric read was the best part, he‘s delightful to listen to

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sarahgreatlove
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Funny, insightful and illuminating. Really enjoyed this book. Books that explore growing up in the church and growing up gay are on my TBR this year. Added to that, this one is about growing up in the black church. And then experiences of different church experiences from then on, including a particularly hilarious Easter egg hunt story. I haven‘t been reading all that much non fiction but did enjoy this one. My first book of 2021. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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sarahgreatlove
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It‘s been a real long time since I posted, but I‘ve been reading! And some books I‘ve really loved too. Bulk posting coming up ❤️

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mcctrish
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The photo that started it all

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Smrloomis
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I started this ages ago and finally finished it. I liked most of it and it‘s definitely a pick. I would however skip the epilogue personally.

ChaoticMissAdventures I skip the epilogue probably 80% of the time.... I probably miss a lot but tell it to me in the meat of the book! 2y
Smrloomis @ChaoticMissAdventures I usually feel the need to listen to the bitter end 😂 but not always and this one definitely was skippable! 2y
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riversong153
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I enjoyed this on audio. Very funny but also deeply introspective look into R Eric Thomas and his struggles with his intersectional identity. I recommend!

britt_brooke I really enjoyed this one! 2y
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Nalbuque
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Not the most enthusiastic🤘🏽but 🤘🏽nonetheless. Quick memoir abt growing up, learning abt racial matters, being gay, and Whitney Houston. This wasn‘t his funniest work but it was a solid short read. Also, cute cover 💗

#BlackAuthors #LGBTQ #2021

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xicanti
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Stats time! I read way fewer comics and way more audiobooks than usual, thanks to how the pandemic affected my library usage. In a typical year, I get most of my comics from random shelf-browsing. This year, I could only get what I knew to request.

Also of note: I flew right on past my TBR reduction goal. Whee! The end is in sight!

Eyelit 👏📚👏💜 my audiobook usage def soared in 2020 - and I look forward to the days when I can discover new comics/graphic novels by browsing library shelves!! 2y
aperfectmjk Very nice! Amazing job! Here's to another great year of reading! 🎉🍾🥂 2y
xicanti @Eyelit may those browsing days return soon! 2y
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KathyWheeler
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I found Here for It to be both touching and funny. I especially loved the part where he talks about the place repeated stories have in families. Thanks @britt_brooke ! I started Tim Curry‘s version of A Christmas Carol as my walking book. Driving home from swimming, I saw a rainbow — apparently it rained while I was in the pool. I walked before I swam, and it did look like there was a possibility it might rain, so I‘m not surprised. #audiowalk

britt_brooke So happy you liked it! 💚💚 2y
KathyWheeler @britt_brooke It would never have even been on my radar if you hadn‘t reviewed it. Thanks! 2y
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monalyisha Just reading through the posts on this book because I finished it recently & LOVED it. I‘m mostly just commenting here because I see you‘ve thanked @britt_brooke — who also put Priestdaddy on my radar, which ended up being one of my favorite books pretty much ever. Clearly, I need a list of recommended memoirs created by you, Britt! 1y
britt_brooke @monalyisha This just made my day 😙 - thank you!! 1y
KathyWheeler @monalyisha I often read books that @britt_brooke recommends. Many of them I would never have heard of without those posts. I‘ve liked all the books that I‘ve found that way. Thanks, Britt! 1y
monalyisha @britt_brooke Nice! Sometimes making someone‘s day can also make *your* day. Feels good. So thanks for telling me! Litsy love all around! 💞 1y
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Ang203l
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Pretty sure I‘ve had this on hold since the pandemic started. 😂 glad to finally get it.

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Reviewsbylola
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Mehso-so

This one started off strong, with Thomas detailing his childhood and his relationship with his parents. But as the book kept on, it just didn‘t keep up its initial momentum. I didn‘t dislike it, but I also know it won‘t stick with me. That said, I think Thomas has a great voice and I look forward to hearing more from him.

Megabooks Agree, except I liked the end better! 2y
britt_brooke I liked it all, but I can see where you‘re coming from. 2y
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KathyWheeler
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@britt_brooke posted about this and it looked like fun. My library had it, so now it‘s tonight‘s reading.

britt_brooke Hope you enjoy!! 2y
KathyWheeler @britt_brooke I am so far. 2y
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britt_brooke
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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ These essays are just delightful! Writer, and pop culture expert, R Eric Thomas speaks candidly about being a gay black man and the many intersections of his life. He‘s married to a white minister! You want to hear these stories. The religious aspect especially. Thomas is a very thoughtful, funny storyteller. Just what I needed!

Reviewsbylola I liked the earlier stories the best, but I did cheer the relationship with his husband! 2y
britt_brooke @Reviewsbylola He‘s such a funny storyteller! (edited) 2y
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triplem80
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Audiobooks are not my preferred format, but this was my second one to start out the month! I'm not sure how this showed up on my radar, but it was pretty funny... definitely good as a background listen.

#TeamReadNosedReindeer @StayCurious

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Hillea2
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Loved this book! Listening to Eric read it himself was super entertaining and enjoyable. He is so funny and genuine.

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Megabooks
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Mehso-so

This book is salmon. Other people love it, but it‘s just not my taste. I picked it up and put it down 4 times over 3 months, which isn‘t a good sign with me.

I don‘t read internet columns often, so this is my first exposure to his humor and we just didn‘t jive. I lost interest, especially during the lost years of his 20s. I feel that he tried to bring in too many themes plus it was a memoir of his entire first 38 years. It ended strong though.

Hestapleton That salmon analogy is perfect! 😂 2y
Megabooks @Hestapleton thank you!! 😀👍🏻 2y
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MsLeah8417
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Here.We.Go.

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Hooked_on_books
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Is their a rating beyond pick? Like pick plus? Because that‘s where this book belongs. I totally want to hang with R Eric Thomas after reading this memoir in essays that is by turns heartfelt and hilarious. What a wonderful black, gay human he is and what a fabulous book he has written!

rachelm Omg i don‘t think I‘ve ever seen that bookshop before! ❤️ 2y
Hooked_on_books @rachelm It‘s a fun kit to put together. I found it on Amazon (I don‘t like them, but I couldn‘t find it anywhere else.) 2y
Megabooks I love that bookshop!! 💖💖 2y
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ELH
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This book is hilarious yet introspective.

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Megabooks
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Bailedbailed

Putting this humorous essay collection in #hibernation because...tbh, Dad‘s roommate tested positive for Covid. Dad did not test positive. He‘s still coming home tomorrow, but as a precaution, we‘re all quarantining until October. At this point, I don‘t feel like laughing, and I want to give this collection a fair chance. Sigh.

LiteraryinLawrence Oh no. I‘m so sorry you are all going through that. 💗 2y
Godpants Sending you healthy vibes! I hope you all avoid it. 2y
Cinfhen Oh man, you guys can‘t catch a break. On the positive side dad is coming home and he‘s Covid free!!!! Stay safe❤️sending SO MUCH LOVE 2y
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Qpri Sorry to hear! And bravo for deciding to quarantine to protect others!! Sending you healthy vibes ❤️ 2y
rockpools I‘m so sorry- it just keeps coming, doesn‘t it? But so glad your Dad‘s home tomorrow ❤️ Hope you find something suitable to read. 2y
Deblovestoread Oh man, just one damn thing after another. Hang in there, take good care of you and them. 💜 2y
Sace I“m so glad he is COVID free *and* coming home. 2y
wordslinger42 I'm so sorry 💜 I'll be praying for good health for all of you! 2y
mrp27 Oh no!! Hoping for better days for you and your family. 2y
KVanRead Oh how stressful for all of you! But so glad your dad tested negative. Quarantine is rough but at least you‘ll have each other and books. 2y
BarbaraBB Oh no... that sucks. On the positive side, you‘re going to be able to spend some quality time with your dad. I hope you will have a great day tomorrow welcoming him home. ❤️ 2y
Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick Sending good juju your way in hopes it scares off the Covid. 💛 2y
Megabooks Thanks everyone!! We‘re still waiting, even though it is 4:30 pm here, to see if he will be discharged today or if it will be as planned tomorrow. I‘ve been running around all day trying to get in-person errands run, mom‘s been cleaning like a madwoman. We‘ve both just now sat down. Monday and Tuesday were also crazy!! @LiteraryinLititz @Godpants @Cinfhen @Qpri @rockpools @Kdgordon88 @Sace @wordslinger42 @mrp27 @KVanRead @BarbaraBB @Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick 2y
Hooked_on_books Oh shit. Fingers crossed for a good outcome. 2y
Jas16 I am so glad your dad is still coming home and hoping you all stay and healthy. 2y
Megabooks @Hooked_on_books thanks. We‘re taking all the precautions we can think of and just hoping for the best. 😬🤞🏻 2y
Megabooks @Jas16 thank you very much. I am so happy to get to see him. 💜 2y
Cinfhen You‘re all in my thoughts!!! It‘s going to be a wonderful reunion despite the lockdown feel 😘 2y
jmtrivera Oh, what news. But I'm glad he can come home at least and I hope your lock lockdown is safe and healthy quality time!💜 2y
Megabooks @Cinfhen thank you!! 😘💙 2y
Megabooks @jmtrivera thank you!! I‘m excited to see him!! 👍🏻💙 2y
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Megabooks
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Such a busy day today as we prepared for Dad to return home, but I‘m glad it‘s happening. 🥳🥳 So I put on my new purple socks, and I‘m going to read until bed (except for folding laundry 😜).

Does anyone else‘s laundry pile never go away?? 🤣

Jess861 Laundry piles forever and a day - I'm pretty sure I could do laundry everyday all day and there would still be more laundry! 2y
erzascarletbookgasm Yay for Dad coming home 👍 2y
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Kalalalatja Yay for your dad! 🙌 2y
Megabooks @Jess861 right?!? There‘s always the next load! 2y
Megabooks @erzascarletbookgasm @Kalalalatja yes! We‘re very excited! 😁💖 2y
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Nitpickyabouttrains
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I was not already familiar with Thomas‘s work and what he was famous for writing. He was Witty and quick. His main topic areas weren‘t really made for me but I liked the writing style and voice.

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Megabooks
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This time I preordered my prizes for @Andrew65 ‘s readathon, so I was able to get this nice shot at sunset. 📚💖

Look at the perfectly still bunny by the bench! My yard is kind of like the book now that I don‘t have a dog. @Cinfhen @BarbaraBB 🐰🐰

Andrew65 Great photo! Well done 👏👏👏🙌🙌 2y
Ruthiella I see the bunny 🐰! How timely. 😂 2y
rabbitprincess 🐰🐰😻😻 2y
Cinfhen Beautiful 💜 2y
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jlowery999
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I find myself feeling similarly to when I finished Maddox's book. I love R. Eric Thomas. I have seen him several times hosting The Moth and I think he's hilarious. While there were certainly parts of the book I enjoyed, I'm not sure how well his humor translates to book form. I appreciate his philosophies on life, but I'm not sure I followed them completely. Can't wait until we can get back to live Moth events!!

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"We are not going to band together and listen to a bunch of scientists to save humanity like Jake Gyllenhaal in a disaster movie. Sorry. You know how I know? Because a bunch of scientists are telling us how to save the world right now, and half the world isn't listening to them."

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ElvinaGB
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Laugh out loud hilarious and heartbreaking. R. Eric Thomas is a wonderful writer.

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danimgill
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This was a funny and thoughtful memoir/essay collection by R. Eric King about his experiences growing up as a gay black Christian man and finding his way through his intersecting identities. Packed full of jokes and pop culture references, this is an entertaining read that sneaks in some gut-punchingly beautiful sections.

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MallenNC
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I‘m always tempted by online and celebrity book club picks. I‘m going to tackle these in August. Jane Austen Society is Modern Mrs Darcy, Sula is for The Stacks podcast, and Here for It is one of Jenna‘s Today Show picks.

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Erynecki
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The cover says “essays,” but it‘s also very much a memoir about his experiences as a Black, gay, Christian man trying to find his place in the world. At times a bit dark, but always with a sense of humor, Here For It, is a heartfelt exploration about his own journey intertwined with contemporary culture, the Internet, and family.

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Verity
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Funny, fascinating and more profound than you expect. Really liked it.

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Chelsea.Poole
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Totally in love with this man! 😍
R. Eric Thomas is funny, funny, funny! Loved the final essay in the collection: a portrait of what America could look like 💗

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Chelsea.Poole
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Totally loving my newest #Libby listen! 👂 🌈 🎧 🎊

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